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African American miners and migrants [electronic resource] : the Eastern Kentucky Social Club / Thomas E. Wagner and Phillip J. Obermiller ; afterword by William H. Turner.

Author/Creator:
Wagner, Thomas E.
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (175 p.)
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Societies, etc.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African American coal miners -- Kentucky -- Social life and customs.
Mining camps -- Kentucky -- History.
Rural-urban migration -- United States.
Mountain life -- Kentucky.
Kentucky -- Social life and customs.
Benham (Ky.) -- Biography.
Lynch (Ky.) -- Biography.
Eastern Kentucky Social Club -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""1. ""Coming Up on the Rough Side of the Mountain"": African Americans and Coal Camps in Appalachia""; ""2. ""Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair"": African Americans in Coal Towns""; ""3. ""I Don't Know Where To, but We're Moving"": African American Survival Strategies in Coal Towns""; ""4. ""Sing a Song of 'Welfare'"": Corporate Communities and Welfare Capitalism in Southeastern Kentucky""; ""5. ""Living Tolerably Well Together"": Life in Model Towns along Looney Creek""
""6. ""What Kept You Standing, Why Didn't You Fall?"": African Americans in Benham and Lynch""""7. ""One Close Community"": The Eastern Kentucky Social Club""; ""8. ""They Love Coming Home"": Appalachian Ties That Bind""; ""Afterword: Values, Spoken and Unspoken""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-153) and index.
Contributor:
Obermiller, Phillip J.
ISBN:
1-283-60915-0
9786613921604
0-252-09273-2
OCLC:
1086968631